Interstellar Travel

10.2.18

DARPA Is Researching Quantized Inertia, a Theory Many Think Is Pseudoscience

DARPA gave researchers $1.3 million to build a prototype engine that is fueled by light.

2.27.18

Proxima B May Not Be Such a Great Second Home For Humanity After All

Unless you like radiation blasts to the face.

9.26.17

We Should Upload Human Minds on Stephen Hawking's Interstellar Mission

This is how humans might finally reach another star system.

8.24.17

How Humans Will Finally Reach Interstellar Space

Four decades ago, Voyager 1 and 2 began their journey to the stars. When will humans follow them?

4.12.17

NASA's Newest Interstellar Concepts Rely on Huge Laser Arrays and Gravity Surfing

Interstellar travel is evolving into a legitimate engineering challenge, rather than an idealistic pipe dream.

2.23.17

Pretend You’re Anywhere But Here in These TRAPPIST-1 Concept Videos

Experience everyone’s new favorite solar system in VR.

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12.18.12

Astronomers Discover Three Habitable Planets, So When Can We Visit?

Remember when everyone thought that Earth was the only planet in the universe?